Montenegro’s EPCG to invest 2.1 mln euro in Piva HPP overhaul

PODGORICA (Montenegro), March 29 (SeeNews) – Montenegrin power utility Elektroprivreda Crne Gore (EPCG) said it plans to invest 2.1 million euro ($2.26 million) in an overhaul of unit A1 of Piva hydro power plant (HPP).

The overhaul will be carried out in the next six months, EPCG said in a statement on Tuesday.

Piva produced 109.8 GWh of electricity In the period between January 1 and March 27, EPCG added.

The power plant operates three helical turbines with vertical shaft with a total capacity of 360 MVA.

Piva produced 792.46 GWh of electricity last year, or 26.2% of the aggregate output of power stations in Montenegro, EPCG said.

The Montenegrin government is EPCG’s majority owner with a 57% stake. Italian group A2A owns 41.75%.

($ = 0.929042 euro)

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